Posts Tagged ‘arrows’

Arrow Points and Tips

choosing arrow points for archeryArrow points are the sharp tip that attaches to the front of an arrow. Without a good point on the arrow it will not stick in to targets very well, if at all. Arrow points are an important part of the arrow selection process and should not be over looked when choosing your new archery gear.

Arrow points come in two main types, field points for target shooting and broad head points for hunting. Field point tips are round and sharp like a pencil tip. They tend to resemble the tip of a bullet, so much so that some field points are known as “bullet tips”.

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Copyright 2016 Mike Wilson

How to Choose Arrows

Bows and arrows go together like bread and butter, but choosing the right arrow to go with your bow is somewhat more complicated than choosing butter over margarine. Shooting accurately is the result of three factors: the archer, the bow, and the arrow. Once the arrow matches the bow all that’s left is getting the archer up to speed.

how to choose arrows for archery

For an archer to shoot well, all arrows must be as close as possible to the same weight and spine.

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Copyright 2016 Mike Wilson

Paper Tuning Your Bow

When it comes to bowhunting getting perfect arrow flight is one of the most important pre-season check ups you can perform on your gear to get ready for this fall’s hunt. Paper tuning is easy and can be done in your garage or basement. Paper tuning your bow will show you how your arrows fly and what needs to be done to correct it if they don’t.

If your bow is not properly set up, with the sights and arrow rest in alignment the arrows simply will not go where you want them to. When shooting broadheads the added width of the broadhead will catch in the wind as it travels towards the target. This causes the arrow to veer off side and miss it’s mark. Even when everything on the bow looks like it is properly set up just a small variation in alignment can make the difference between hitting your mark or the tree beside it. Read the rest of this entry »

Copyright 2016 Mike Wilson